EPFO Assistant 2019 Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Salary
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will be conducting an Online Examination on 30th July, 2019 and 31st July, 2019 for Recruitment to the post of Assistant and invites On-Line Applications for recruitment to the post. Dates for submission of OnLine Application are from 30th May, 2019 to 25th June, 2019.
Note- There will be two phase examination as mentioned in the circular: Phase I and Phase II.
Phase I – Preliminary Examination
|Name of the Test||No.of Questions||Max.Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Numerical Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
Note- Negative Marking 1/4th (.25) of the mark assigned to that particular question.
i)Phase –I is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit.
ii)The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II in the ratio of 1:10 i.e. about 10 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase – I.
iii) If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various sessions will be equated following standard practice to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions.
Phase II: Main Examination
|Name of the Test||No. of Questions||Max.Marks||Duration|
|General/ Economy/ Financial Awareness||40||40||20 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||40||60||35 minutes|
(English Language with emphasis on comprehension and analysis)
|3 (Letter,Precise, Comprehension)||30||
2 hours 45 minutes
Note- Negative Marking: 1/4th of the mark assigned to that particular question.
Descriptive paper will be completely online, i.e. the questions will be displayed on the screen and the candidates will have to type the answers using keyboard. Descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of online objective test of Phase-II Main Exam.
Qualifying Marks: – Qualifying Marks in Phase-I (Preliminary Exam.) and Phase – II (Main Exam) will be decided as per discretion of EPFO Descriptive paper will be completely online, i.e. the questions will be displayed on the screen and the candidates will have to type the answers using keyboard. Descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of online objective test of Phase-II Main Exam.
Process for Arriving at Scores- If the examination is held in more than one session, the process of moderation will follow to ensure fairness (More than one session are required if the nodes capacity is less or some technical disruption takes place at any center or for any candidate.).
Note: Cut-offs are applied in two stages:
a)on scores in individual tests
b) on Total Score
EPFO Assistant Syllabus 2019
- Alpha-numeric/Alphabetical Series
- Analytical Reasoning
- Verbal Reasoning
- Seating Arrangement–(Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, Mixed)
- Puzzles (Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.)
- Input Output
- Blood Relations
- Directions and Distances
- Ordering and Ranking
- Data Sufficiency
- Coding and Decoding
- Age Problems
- Boats and Stream
- Clock and Calendar Problems
- Decimal and Fractions
- Data Interpretation – (Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart; Tabular; Caselet; Mixed DI)
- Mixture and Allegations
- Number Series/ Number System
- Permutation and Combination
- Pipes and Cisterns
- Profit, Loss and Discount
- Quadratic Equations
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Simplification & Approximation
- Square root, Cube root
- Time and Work
- Time, Distance and Speed
- Volume and Surface Area
- Reading Comprehension
- Cloze Test
- Para jumbles
- Fillers – Single/ Double
- Paragraph Completion
- Vocabulary based questions
- Error Spotting
- Sentence Improvement
- Synonyms/ Antonyms
- Idioms and Phrases
- Word/Phrase Replacement
General / Economy / Financial Awareness
- Current National and International Events (Sport, Awards, Appointment, Scheme, MoU, Important day etc) Download Monthly Current Affairs The Hindu review pdf/ Monthly Mcq pdf/ Monthly Oneliners Pdf)
- Economics and Finance( Download Monthly Current Affairs The Hindu review pdf/ Monthly Mcq pdf/ Monthly Oneliners Pdf)
Check Tips and Topics for Descriptive English Paper Download Descriptive English – Free PDF (*At Ambitiousbaba.com free pdf menu)
Scale of Pay
Level- 7 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) under 7th Pay Commission with Entry Pay Rs. 44,900/-. In addition to Pay they will also be eligible for DA, HRA and Transport Allowance and other allowances as per rules in force from time to time.